Seed is AOL's content management platform. The group assigns, buys and distributes content for all of AOLâ€™s properties: more than 80 of the webâ€™s most highly trafficked and respected websites, including the worldâ€™s leading sites for music, style, TV, tech and more.
Seed's purpose is to organize and coordinate content from AOLâ€™s 3,000 freelancers. Seed will determine how much freelancers get paid will also include technology that will edit content for grammar, spelling, and plagiarism.
SEED's current staff and freelance contributors include Pulitzer Prize winners, and top name writers and editors including Jonathan Berr, Kevin B. Blackistone, Carl M. Cannon, Greg Couch, Jamie Graff, Melinda Henneberger, David Knowles, Jill Lawrence, Michelle Leder, Jay Mariotti, Terence Moore, Lisa Olson, Steve Pendlebury, Andrew Schneider, Andrea Stone, Bruce Watson, David Whitley, and Buck Wolf.
|Nov 16, 2011||TechCrunch - Seed Edition Launches Free Subscription Billing Platform For Seed Stage Startups|
|Sep 1, 2010||TechCrunch - Startup Incubator TechStars Invades New York City|
|Jul 23, 2010||TechCrunch - Google’s New Video Ad Highlights How Content Farms Rule At The Search Game|
|Jul 22, 2010||TechCrunch - Google's New Video Ad Highlights How Content Farms Dominate The Search Game|
|Jan 25, 2010||TechCrunch - AOL Acquires StudioNow For $36.5M, Confirms Departure Of CTO Ted Cahall|
|Jan 22, 2010||TechCrunch - Seed’s Goal Is To “Redefine Journalism For The Internet Age,” Its Reality Is Untangling Cat Hair|
|Dec 8, 2009||TechCrunch - AOL Snags Saul Hansell From The New York Times|